2,500 Catandunganons aided by 10th CIA medical mission

According to a report from the Eastern Bicol Medical Center, a total of 2,488 people treated by the mission, with 910 benefitting from pediatrics services, 340 from medicine, 63 from ob-gyne services, 284 from dental services, 155 from surgical services, 30 from ENT, 554 from optometry, 67 from x-ray services, 9 from ultrasound, and 76 from lab services.

Screening of passengers, other measures implemented vs. nCoV

The preemptive measures came after the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) chaired by Acting Governor Shirley Abundo received a briefing last Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) from Provincial Health Officer II Dr. Hazel Palmes on the results of the coordination meeting held a day earlier with local health stakeholders.

DILG urges LGUs to adopt new tricycle standards, parking rules

In Virac, while an ordinance required all tricycles and pedicabs to undergo an annual operation and safety inspection to ensure road worthiness, the actual inspection generally covers only the horn, brake lights, signal lights, tail light, head light and the inner sidecar light.

Gov. Cua heeds DILG order, ends 5-day Capitol impasse

Wednesday last week, Cua’s lawyer, Atty. Maria Nympha Mandagan, sent a letter to the DILG regional and provincial offices informing that her client would assume his duties and responsibilities as governor of Catanduanes effective that day.

Virac Airport to be ready for night flights by 2022

Virac Airport is among the 13 key provincial airports slated to be given night-rating capability in the next three years under a P1-billion project to be funded this year by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) under a tourism infrastructure convergence program.